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a bit slow, a bit they have been a bit slow, 3 bit tardy? there has been no question they've been slow, but no question they've been slow, but no question they are starting to respond. but also no question the response is not volu nta ry. also no question the response is not voluntary. they are responding because of pressure from prime minister theresa may, the eu, and here in the united states, and capitol hill. if it weren't that the threat of civil and criminal penalties, i don't thing you would see movement on that front. these tech companies will act in their own interests, their own financial interests. that is fine, but we as political bodies and the public have to call on them to rein in the abuses because they will not do it on their own. you are right they have started moving, i think it is too slow and not aggressive enough andi too slow and not aggressive enough and i think they are doing the bare minimum they need to do in order to eliminate the type of criticism and legislation being discussed. thomas cook pilots. on saturday
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after five days of talks failed to resolve a dispute over pay, according to the union. its members walked out on friday and what the union said what was the first strike since 19705. further strike dates have been set the 29th of september and the 6th of october. thomas cook 5aid and the 6th of october. thomas cook said it offered the pilots affair increase but the union had not moved from its demands to pay rise that added up to 10% or £10,000 pilot. police in brazil say a british woman has been murdered while trying to kaya k has been murdered while trying to kayak the length of the amazon. the body of a cultic, the former head teacher from body of a cultic, the former head teacherfrom london hasn't been found. the 43—year—old was last seen close to the border with peru in an area known for pirate attacks and drug traffickers. three people have been arrested over her death. earlier this year, mr acknowledged
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the danger 5he earlier this year, mr acknowledged the danger she may face on her adventure. it is humid, it has quite dangerous wildlife and the dangers of the people who organ harvest and fire guns and all the rest of it, com plete fire guns and all the rest of it, complete opposite to what i was doing two months ago. the area she disappeared in close to the peruvian border is known to be a major drug smuggling route with pirate activity on the river. last week she tweeted about a on the river. last week she tweeted abouta run—in on the river. last week she tweeted about a run—in with a group of armed men a day before the transmitting a
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d istre55 men a day before the transmitting a distre55 signal. police said emma's canoe was found abandoned on the river bank and some of her possessions had been sold in a nearby village. emma's body has not yet been found but brazilian officials have arrested three people, including a teenager, who they say have confessed to her murder. in a statement, herfamily 5aid murder. in a statement, herfamily said they are proud of her achievements and her strength will be sorely missed. nearly a quarter of 14—year—old girls in the united kingdom have felt symptoms of depression, according to a new study. it looked that data for more than 10,000 young people. dominic hughes reports. down and lonely and a little bit hopeless. i couldn't see a future. this is how catherine perrin describes her 14—year—old self, struggling with anxiety and depression, and desperately trying
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to hold her life together. you have to pretend you're ok every day. the only reason you have to do that is because you don't really know why you are sad and it's easier than making an excuse. but you get caught in a web of lies and eventually someone finds you out. then it makes your situation worse. now a long—term study shows a significant number of teens are also struggling with mental health issues. at age 11, parents of boys and girls reported that 12% had experienced emotional problems. but at 1a, when the children a5k them5elve5, nearly a quarter of girls reported feeling depre55ed. among boys, one in ten said they had felt down. the numbers of people experiencing depression is increasing. one of the authors of the report says this issue needs to be faced. problems you express as an adolescent predict later in life. when these people become adults they are more likely to suffer from mental health problems. in terms of public health, this is a big issue and we need to look into it.
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opening up about how you are feeling can be hard at the best of times. but for these 14—year—olds, social media seems to be an added source of pressure. everyone takes pictures of themselves, posting them on instagram. you have to be dressed nicely for all your pictures. it is an artificial version of you. they are pushing you towards stress. she says she is going to get top grades, so you have to keep that up. these young people born since the turn of the century are the 5martphone generation. there is a concern the prevalence of social media on those 5martphone5 is adding to the pressure the5e teenagers already get from friends, family and school. dominic hughes, bbc news. theresa may is preparing to address
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the united nations in new york. she will be on a little bit later on this evening and one of the things 5he this evening and one of the things she will be talking about is trying to increase the pressure on internet companies to tackle extremist material online. we will bring you full coverage of theresa may's 5peech full coverage of theresa may's speech to the united nations throughout the evening. but first, a look at the weather. i think your thoughts on the day weather—wise will be how close you have spent the day to this particular band. it is a slow—moving weather front. the further ea5t you were, the drier and better your day has been. but too close to this weather front and there has been significant amounts of rain and we will continue with that prospect during the course of the night as well, where there will be plenty of rainfor well, where there will be plenty of rain for scotland, northern ireland and eventually it will be significant for parts of western
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england and wales. with the air streaming up from the south in association with this weather front, it won't be a cold night or a cold start to the new day on thursday. but it will be at bank one for a good part of mainland scotland. more clu b good part of mainland scotland. more club pushing towards the northern isles, so wet to the shetland isles. bright skies creeping in towards the western side of northern ireland, having had the rain on wednesday. you have again brighter skies eventually through thursday, but there is much cloud to be had and rain across the south—west through wales. this is a slow modem rain across the south—west through wales. this is a slow modern day with regard to this weather front, because it takes an eternity to limp its way that little bit further towards the east. eventually allowing brighter skies into the western side of scotland and northern ireland. accompanied by showers but it never make5 northern ireland. accompanied by showers but it never makes it over to east anglia and the far south—east of england. not until late on in the day. this is slow
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motion weather. eventually the weather front moves into the north sea, probably in the small hours friday. just to make room for another set of weather fronts to work its way back into the western side of scotland, the north—west of england, northern ireland, the west of england and wales. generally speaking, the further south and east you are, the drier and finer your day will be. late in the day, rain will move away and just when you thought here is another 5pell will move away and just when you thought here is another spell of wet and windy weather to ruin my weekend plans, that frontal system is running into an area of relatively high pressure across the continent, slowing the progress of the weather front. there will be rain across western scotland and northern ireland, but it will be a weak weather feature once it gets further ea5t. you're watching beyond 100 days. a huge hurricane and a crippling earthquake — spare a thought for the people of the caribbean and mexico. both are still suffering
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from the di5a5ter5 heaped upon them in the last two weeks — now they have more to cope with. in mexico, all eyes on a school where children and teachers were in class when the quake struck. rescue workers are digging through the rubble. translation: i am desperate, i wondered get the children out, i wa nt wondered get the children out, i want to see something. at the same time, hurricane maria is right now slamming puerto rico, ripping into buildings and sending thousands of people into 5helter5. also on the programme: at the united nations, the iranian president ha55an rouhani responds to donald trump's addre55, saying it was ignorant, absurd and hateful.
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